Baby fed only breastmilk in hospital

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2011

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 776 43,777 52.0 47.6 - 56.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 519 32,276 58.0 52.9 - 63.2
Non-Hispanic Black 64 2,548 34.2 18.3 - 50.2
Non-Hispanic Other 83 4,179 50.2 36.4 - 64.1
Hispanic 110 4,775 37.4 25.7 - 49.1
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 40 3,125 53.4 34.8 - 71.9
20-24 years old 121 7,782 55.4 44.2 - 66.6
25-34 years old 450 26,507 55.6 49.9 - 61.3
35 years old or more 165 6,363 38.4 29.0 - 47.8
Education
Less than high school 92 5,911 50.7 37.2 - 64.2
High school graduate 124 7,362 48.1 37.3 - 58.9
More than high school 559 30,504 53.6 48.5 - 58.7
Marital Status
Married 526 29,344 53.6 48.4 - 58.9
Not Married 250 14,434 49.0 41.1 - 57.0
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 518 28,529 53.3 48.0 - 58.7
On Medicaid 258 15,249 49.7 42.0 - 57.5

This report excludes respondents who never breastfed their baby and respondents whose baby was not born in the hospital

Note: NYS (excluding NYC) data are not available prior to 2009

Detailed definition of indicator

Technical Notes

  • Respondents - The number of mothers who responded to this question.
  • Estimated Population Affected - Number of mothers/infants with characteristic or condition.